LINGUIST List 10.903

Mon Jun 14 1999

Books: Generative Syntax

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  1. Lisa Natascha Barrett, The Mathematics of Syntactic Structure, A-Bar Syntax

Message 1: The Mathematics of Syntactic Structure, A-Bar Syntax

Date: Tue, 01 Jun 1999 09:20:48 +0200
From: Lisa Natascha Barrett <>
Subject: The Mathematics of Syntactic Structure, A-Bar Syntax

The Mathematics of Syntactic Structure: Trees and their Logics
Hans-Peter Kolb and Uwe Moennich (Editors)

1999. 23 x 15,5 cm. VIII, 348 pages.
Cloth. DM 198.00/approx. US$ 110.00
ISBN 3110162733
(Studies in Generative Grammar 44)
Mouton de Gruyter

This volume deals with descriptive complexity issues in linguistic
theory formation. Starting from recent results on the transparent
logical characterizations of context-free fragments of Generative
Grammars it is a progress report on the attempts of meeting the
challenge of providing controlled extensions of the formal apparatus
which retain its agreable properties like decidability and transparency
while admitting exactly the expressive power necessary for linguistic

Please take notice of the following title as well:

Mueller, Gereon: A-bar Syntax: A Study in Movement Types

23.0 x 15.5 cm. X, 482 p.
Cloth. DM 178,00/approx. US$ 111.00.
ISBN 3-11-014469-7
(Studies in Generative Grammar 42)
Mouton de Gruyter

The main goal of this book is to present a detailed investigation of a
number of movement types and especially of certain assymmetries that
exist between them. The analysis is carried out within the principles
and parameters framework of Generative Grammar, and is based on evidence
from a variety of languages (among them German, Russian, Korean,
Japanese, Chinese, French, Dutch, Polish, Bulgarian, Danish, Swedish,
and Italian).

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